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Archive for January, 2013

Southwest Airlines And Row 44 Announce Milestones In Wi-Fi Partnership

Source: prnewswire.com »

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Row 44, the leading provider of inflight Wi-Fi and device-based entertainment for airlines around the world, and its partner Southwest Airlines announced today that the Row 44 inflight entertainment and connectivity service, which includes high-speed Internet, shopping, destination services, and real-time flight map with updates, has been installed on 400 Southwest aircraft.

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United becomes first US airline to offer overseas WiFi with satellite-equipped 747

Source: engadget.com »

Lufthansa’s been pulling (relatively) speedy Ku-band satellite internet from the heavens for a bit over two years, but now trans-Atlantic and trans-Pacific WiFi has finally made its way to a US-based carrier.

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United adds Wi-Fi to 747 used on international routes

Source: chicagotribune.com »

United Airlines said Tuesday that it outfitted its first international widebody airplane with satellite-based Wi-Fi Internet connectivity, with plans to install the capability on 300 more aircraft this year.

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